Founded in 1972, 1736 Family Crisis Center (1736 FCC) provides emergency rehabilitative services to extremely vulnerable individuals, youth, families, and veterans facing life-threatening circumstances. 1736 FCC helps children, women, men, and families through crisis circumstances, including domestic violence, human trafficking, homelessness, abuse, neglect, substance use, poverty, and post-traumatic stress disorder. It works to improve their prospects for long-term housing, safety, survival, financial stability, and success. The agency addresses the needs of at-risk individuals through the following programs: 1) Human Trafficking; 2) Rapid Re-Housing for Abuse Survivors; 3) Legal Services; 4) Employment; and 5) Community Service Centers that offer mental health therapy, case management, legal and other services. 1736 FCC provides trauma-informed services to more than 6,000 individuals annually.
The Human Trafficking Program connects survivors of sex trafficking to services through its 24-hour hotline and helps those survivors achieve long-term safety, housing and self-sufficiency through outreach, safe shelter, and wraparound supportive services.
Founded in 1972, 1736 Family Crisis Center provides emergency, critical care, and rehabilitative services for extremely vulnerable, often injured children, families and individuals who are facing or fleeing life-threatening circumstances. It promotes long-term safety and self-sufficiency through a continuum of residential and outpatient services tailored to address individual needs.
The Domestic Violence Program provides training and support for therapists who will treat survivors and to support a Domestic Assault Response Team (DART) advocate who will help victims of domestic violence leave the batterer.
Founded in 2007, 1in6 helps men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives. It helps to move these men from isolation and private anguish into active recovery by providing accurate and compassionate information, inspiration, and support. 1in6 offers a website for men to safely and anonymously educate themselves, training resources for service providers, and community awareness and engagement programming.
The Service Provider Training program provides training and technical assistance to service providers in the Los Angeles area, enhancing the quality and accessibility of services for male survivors.
Founded in 2003, A Better LA (ABLA) aims to transform LA’s troubled communities into safe places and to provide other inner-cities with a research-based model for transformation. ABLA blends two approaches; hiring outreach workers to provide direct services, while also funding and providing guidance to these outreach workers' grassroots organizations.
The West Athens-Westmont Demonstration Project trains community outreach workers, provides supportive services, and engages stakeholders in a local taskforce.
Founded in 1991, A Window Between Worlds (AWBW) is dedicated to using art as a healing tool to empower and transform individuals and communities impacted by violence and trauma. Its art programs allow individuals to express and release feelings, process traumatic experiences, enable post-traumatic growth, and increase resiliency. In addition to its process work, AWBW provides comprehensive leadership training to shelter staff and volunteers and participates in community engagement to raise awareness.
Adult Windows provides therapeutic art intervention workshops for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and to provide training and support for new program leaders.
The Advancement Project (AP) was founded in 1999 by civil rights lawyers to reform public systems and achieve equity for underserved communities. Its four focus areas include: Urban Peace to reduce violence and promote community safety; Educational Equity to ensure adequate school facilities and resources; Healthy City, an online database/mapping program to promote data-driven decision making about resource allocation; and Equity in Public Funds to promote the equitable distribution of public resources.
The Safe Passage Program partners with law enforcement, LAUSD safety personnel, local school leaders and local business leaders to create safe routes for students walking to and from Gratts Elementary School, Berendo Middle School and John Leichty Middle School.
The Safe Passage & Prevention Toolkit allows the Advancement Project to leverage its expertise and respond comprehensively to numerous requests for information and assistance. Foundation funding supports content development, publication and distribution of this educational resource, and group training sessions for a minimum of 30 stakeholders within the Greater L.A. area.
To create safe routes for students walking to and from Gratts Elementary School, Berendo Middle School and John Leichty Middle School in the Belmont/Rampart area. ($20,000)
To develop, publish and distribute The Prevention/Intervention Toolkit and provide group training sessions to a minimum of 30 stakeholders. ($30,000)
Founded in 1992, the Alliance for Children’s Rights (Alliance) protects the rights of impoverished, abused and neglected children and youth by providing free legal and social services and promoting systemic solutions. Using pro bono consultants, it has helped finalize 14,000 total foster care adoptions, provided legal services to support foster youth and families, and provided transition-age foster youth services to help them become self-sufficient adults. The Alliance participates on the California Child Welfare Council’s Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Action Team to develop recommendations to better support commercially sexually exploited youth and those at risk. It also worked with the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office to provide civil legal services as part of a diversion program to offer sexually trafficked youth supportive services in lieu of criminal charges. Since 2013, the Alliance has provided advocacy for 237 sexually exploited youth.
The Advocacy for Sexually Exploited Children program provides outreach to foster youth at risk of exploitation and helps commercially sexually exploited children build new lives with pathways to independence, educational attainment, and quality employment opportunities.
Founded in 1983, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice) advocates for civil rights, provides legal services and education, builds coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI), and works to create a more equitable and harmonious society. Advancing Justice merges the work of a traditional legal services provider and civil rights organization by using four main strategies: direct services, impact litigation, policy advocacy, and leadership development. With nearly 100 staff and over 750 volunteers and pro bono attorneys, Advancing Justice serves over 15,000 individuals per year.
The Los Angeles Labor Trafficking Project provides Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander labor trafficking survivors and their families with culturally and linguistically competent legal services to protect them from exploitation, to litigate traffickers, and to provide restitution.
Founded in 1915, Aviva Family and Children’s Services (Aviva) provides compassionate support, therapeutic services and guidance to at-risk children and families through wraparound, community mental health, foster family and adoption and residential treatment services. Its Residential Treatment Program provides a 24-hour therapeutic residential treatment center for abused and neglected teenage girls. Located in Hollywood, the group foster home provides a safe, supportive and structured environment for girls who have often experienced physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse.
TheDomestic Violence Prevention/Treatment Groups provides foster youth teenage girls in the Residential Treatment Program with support, education, and therapy.
Founded in 1995, the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and the Greater East Valley helps young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The organization is committed to providing affordable after school, summer, extended day care programs and services covering a wide range of programs at little to no cost.
Money Matters & Career Launch teaches youth, ages 10-18, about basic money management including budgeting, saving, investing, and managing a checking account.
Established in 2004 and operating in both the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles County, Brilliant Corners provides supportive housing that meets the unique needs of individuals experiencing homelessness. Its primary activities include housing development, supportive services, property management, and case management. Through its multiple public and private partnerships and innovative housing strategies that supplement and leverage critical, but limited affordable housing resources, Brilliant Corners has housed over 6,000 individuals over the past five years.
The Motel Conversion Project will renovate and convert a motel into 18 units of supportive housing at a fraction of the time and cost of building new housing. The project aims to serve as a scalable model that affordable housing developers can utilize throughout Los Angeles County, creating housing for hundreds of individuals experiencing homelessness.
Founded in 1978 as a part the California State University Foundation, California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) provides training and standards-based curriculum in economics to California teachers. Its mission is to prepare California's students to participate in the global economy as responsible workers, consumers, savers and citizens. CCEE helps teachers teach students the value of their human capital, how markets work and where students fit in the global economy. This economic context helps students make better, more informed choices, such as choosing to finish high school, while taking control of their lives and building self esteem.
MoneyWise Teen trains teachers of low- and moderate-income students to help students learn responsible decision-making and the consequences of their choices, develop real-life business skills, and learn how to manage their personal finances.
Founded in 1978, the Center for the Pacific-Asian Family (CPAF) specializes in serving Asian and Pacific Islander (API) survivors of domestic and sexual violence. CPAF addresses API survivors’ need for linguistically accessible and culturally responsive services to help them find safety, access to legal resources and social services. Its programs and services include a 24-hour hotline and intervention services in over 30 API languages and dialects, an emergency & transitional shelter, employment & housing initiatives, and prevention education.
Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention program provides immediate response services to survivors of sexual assault through a 24-hour hotline, individualized crisis counseling and support groups.
Founded in 1991, Centro Latino for Literacy (Centro Latino) seeks to address the need for basic literacy instruction among the Los Angeles Latino community. Centro Latino teaches non-literate Spanish speakers how to read and write in Spanish to build foundational reading and writing skills – and the confidence – to subsequently learn English and pursue other educational and personal goals.
Listos teaches practical financial skills in Spanish to adults, ages 18+, who have basic reading and writing skills.
Chapter Two Inc. was established in 2008 to provide healthy alternatives to gang association, juvenile delinquency, and gang-related crimes in disenfranchised communities of LA. It educates at-risk youth and their families on the causes and effects of gang violence; trains and certifies Gang Intervention Workers throughout the City of LA; and provides counseling, employment training, child care assistance, and other services to help youth achieve self-sufficiency.
The Gang Intervention Project provides at-risk youth in South Los Angeles with gang prevention activities including counseling, sports, and music enrichment.
Founded in 1993, Children Youth and Family Collaborative (CYFC) works to prevent foster youth from experiencing the negative outcomes associated with involvement in the foster care system, such as school dropout, incarceration, unemployment and homelessness. In partnership with school districts and individual schools, CYFC staff is placed at schools and provides the school’s foster youth with regular tutoring and academic support. The organization also works with foster youth agencies to form a multi-agency care team to monitor student outcomes, prevent students from being moved from schools, and provide comprehensive support through the transition from the foster system to adulthood.
The Academic Remediation, Intervention, Support Services, and Education program provides foster youth at schools in Los Angeles individualized academic support through onsite education specialists at school campuses able to address educational challenges in real time.
1736 Family Crisis CenterHuman Trafficking ProgramHuman Trafficking
1736 Family Crisis CenterDomestic Violence ProgramDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
1in6Service Provider TrainingDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
A Better LAWest Athens-Westmont Demonstration ProjectGang Prevention & Intervention
A Window Between WorldsAdult WindowsDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
Advancement ProjectSafe Passage & Prevention Tool KitGang Prevention & Intervention
Alliance for Children's RightsAdvocacy for Sexually Exploited ChildrenHuman Trafficking
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los AngelesLos Angeles Labor Trafficking ProjectHuman Trafficking
Aviva Family and Children's ServicesDomestic Violence Prevention/Treatment GroupsDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
Boys and Girls Club of Burbank & the Greater East ValleyMoney Matters & Career LaunchFinancial Literacy and Veterans
Brilliant CornersMotel Conversion ProjectAddressing Homelessness in Los Angeles
California Council on Economic EducationMoneyWise TeenFinancial Literacy and Veterans
Center for the Pacific-Asian FamilySexual Assault Crisis InterventionDomestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
Centro Latino for LiteracyListosFinancial Literacy and Veterans
Chapter TwoGang Intervention ProjectGang Prevention & Intervention
Children Youth and Family CollaborativeAcademic Remediation, Intervention, Support Services, and Education ProgramFoster Youth: College Access & Career Readiness